This Thursday night in New York, the Joshua Liner Gallery will be opening Shawn Barber’s¬†(interviewed)¬†Memoir: The Tattooed Portraits Series. The exhibition featuring new oil paintings by the Los Angeles-based artist is his second with the Chelsea showspace and his most personal to date. The series documents much in the tattoo world including friends like fellow tattoo artists including¬†the celebrated Shige of Yokohama, Japan – a stunning 6-x-9-foot triptych,¬†a panorama with nine full-length views of the artist, Barber’s largest painting to date. Of note, the showing is presented in conjunction with the upcoming release of his new book¬†Memoir: The Tattooed Portraits Series.

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